Sergio Ortega

Sergio Ortega

Associate, Tax and Commercial Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 604.692.2710



Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 2019


  • University of Victoria, J.D. (2018)
  • University of Alberta, BComm. (Distinction)


Spanish, English

Sergio practices tax and commercial litigation. Sergio advises individual, corporate, and institutional clients on a wide range of issues. His experience includes matters involving transfer pricing, provincial property taxes, contractual disputes, and administrative law.

Sergio joined Osler as a summer student in 2017 and completed his articles with the firm in 2018-2019.

Prior to joining Osler, Sergio completed the J.D. program at the University of Victoria. During his time at the University of Victoria, Sergio worked as a tutor to his peers and as a research assistant to Carol Liao, Tim Richards, and the British Columbia Law Institute. Sergio also participated in the Environmental Law Centre and the Business Law Clinic.

  • Vigil Health Solutions Inc.

    Vigil Health Solutions in its acquisition by ASSA ABLOY

  • Foodee

    Foodee in its acquisition by Sodexo

  • Mobify

    Mobify in its acquisition by Salesforce

  • First Nations Finance Authority

    First Nations Finance Authority in its $138 million offering of Senior Secured Bonds

    • Wheaton Precious Metals in its settled transfer pricing appeal in the Tax Court of Canada.
    • A public company in its pending transfer pricing appeal in the Tax Court of Canada.
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  • John McAlpine Prize in Civil Liberties and Human Rights, 2018
  • Law Foundation of British Columbia/David Strong Leadership in Legal Studies Award, 2016
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP Alumni Entrance Scholarship, 2015 
  • Faculty of Law Access Scholarship, 2015

  • Access Pro Bono, Volunteer, 2020-2021
  • University of Victoria Business Law Clinic, Student, 2016
  • University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre, Student, 2016
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Student, 2015